William Williams was born in Holywell, Flintshire during 1893.
The 1911 Census states that the family resided at 1 St. Winifred’s Terrace, New Road, Holywell. The head of the family was Thomas Williams aged 49, a Colliery Hewer. His wife Rebecca Williams aged 46 and their three sons, Thomas Williams aged 23, a Labourer, Mesech Williams aged 20, a Shop Assistant and William Williams aged 18, a General Labourer. Mesech, William’s elder brother was killed during the First World War and his name also appears on the Holywell War Memorial.
There is a Flintshire Roll of Honour card for William Williams at the County Archives Office, Hawarden. Details of his medals were obtained from www.forces-war-records.co.uk.
He is also remembered on the North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales.